Moderated by: Ernest Scheyder

Mining and Future Energy Correspondent, Reuters

Ernest Scheyder is a journalist at Reuters covering the future of energy and transportation, with a focus on copper, lithium, cobalt and other minerals powering the electrification trend reshaping our global economy. He also writes regularly on electric vehicle and battery technology.

Previously, he covered the oil and natural gas industry for eight years, including a stint living in North Dakota’s Bakken shale oil patch for Reuters, telling the stories of the fracking boom and bust from a unique perch.

A Maine native, Scheyder is a graduate of the University of Maine and the Columbia Journalism School. He’s a fan of endurance sports, and has completed five marathons and ten triathlons.